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Infant dies after ‘mentally ill’ mother flings her from 14th floor

The 39-day-old infant was stuck on the parapet of the first-floor window of a neighbouring building and was spotted by people after which the police were informed. With the help of residents the police recovered the baby girl and rushed her to MT Agarwal Hospital in Mulund where she was declared dead on arrival

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Published on Sep 22, 2023 12:42 AM IST
ByVinay Dalvi

The House and its residents

Parliament is more than the building; legislators need to renew commitment to debate and deliberation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an emotion-rich speech, said the old building will remain “a source of inspiration” and “a place of pilgrimage” in the future (ANI)
Published on Sep 19, 2023 12:41 AM IST
ByHT Editorial

New Parliament should pave way for renewed democracy

As India gets ready to embrace a new temple for democracy, Modi deserves accolades for recognising the need for a new Parliament

India hopes for a renewed democracy along with a new Parliament building. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 12:47 AM IST

Contractor booked for death of worker at site

Owner of a building in Pune booked for the death of a worker who fell from the third floor. Accused did not follow safety norms. Case registered.

According to the police, Balu Govind Mali, 44, from Warje, accidentally fell from the third floor of the building where he was working at around 1 pm. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Updated on Sep 17, 2023 11:39 PM IST

43 injured after fire breaks out at SRA building in Kurla

The blaze broke out at 11:45pm due to a short circuit in the electrical duct of the building and around 50 to 60 stranded residents were rescued, officials from the fire department said, adding that the fire was confined to electric wiring, electric installation, scrap materials, among others in the electric duct from ground floor to 12th floor

Assistant divisional fire officer Ravikiran Karalkar of Mumbai Fire Brigade confirmed that the fire erupted due to an electrical glitch. “These SRA buildings are not maintained and have no OC. There was too much smoke, and we rescued most of the people from the staircase and sent them to hospital,” he said. (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 16, 2023 11:30 PM IST
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